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Online Tools & Learning Resources

Not sure which resource to use?  Call the reference desk at 603-757-1855 with questions!

  • Ancestry Plus - Census data, birth, marriage & death records, immigration records, military records, and family history records (normally this is available only through library's internet station but it is available temporary by logging into Ancestry Library EditionPlease be aware that this access is temporary and will only be made available through the end of May).
  • Brainfuse HelpNow is a unique tutoring and studying suite designed to assist patrons of all ages. HelpNow offers online homework help, writing lab assistance, test prep, video lessons, and study tools.  
  • Brainfuse JobNow offers career and job assistance. Brainfuse Job Coaches can help with everystep of the job search process including job searching, resumes, interviews, and more.
  • Consumer Health Complete - Content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, etc.
  • EBSCOHost - General periodicals, Health Sources, Business Sources, Newspapers, ERIC, Children's magazines, and more. (Mobile app)
  • eReading, Listening, and Watching: Digital Collections for people of all ages.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library - "a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials once were accessible only in the library, but now you can access them online from the library or remotely 24/7." Includes sources in medicine, law, environment, business, history, literature, science, and more.
  • Heritage Quest Online - This is a temporary resource. Please call the library at 603-352-0157 between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, and ask for the Heritage Quest username and password then Log in here.
  • Magill's Medical Guide - an up-to-date and easy-to-use compendium of medical information suitable for student research as well as use by general readers, including patients and caregivers.
  • Mango Languages - Learn a language online! Once you've signed up for a free account, download the Mango Languages app for your mobile device!
  • Milestone Documents in American History - Historical documents dating from 1763-2003
  • New York Times - Instructions for digital access to the New York Times
  • NoveList Plus - Now includes non-fiction! Find books or authors similar to ones you like or learn more about a favorite author. Search for books for children, teens & adults. For NoveList help, visit the NoveList Support Center
  • Safari Tech Books Online - technology ebooks on a variety of topics including digital photography, website design, Windows 10, software development, photo editing, and more.
  • Universal Class - Offers over 500 free online non-credit Continuing Education Courses. These courses are led by expert instructors and are provided for your personal enrichment. Business, Career Training, Cooking, Real Estate, Crafts and Hobbies, and Psychology are a few of the subjects covered by these courses. You can sign up for five courses at a time and take up to six months to finish a course. A Keene Public Library card and an email address are required to register for a class.
  • Value Line Investment - Research stocks, mutual funds, industries, and other investing topics.
  • Wowbrary - Sign up with Wowbrary to get email or RSS feeds letting you know about the newest books, DVDs, and CDs available at Keene Public Library, or visit our Wowbrary page for the weekly list.


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